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Legislature To Hear Prescription Take Back Proposal

Jan 12, 2015

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Democratic State Senator Michael Padilla of Bernalillo County plans to introduce legislation that would require pharmacies to set up programs to take back unwanted medications from residents. A recently changed federal law had previously prohibited such programs. KUNM public health reporter Ed Williams spoke with Senator Padilla about the measure.